Trauma professionals who don’t routinely take care of burns tend to radically overestimate the size of burns. This can create significant problems for the patient, because the formula used to determine fluid rates and total crystalloid given are based on burn size.
Don’t flood your patient! Watch this 5 minute video instead.
This short (10 minute) video demonstrated the technique for inserting small chest tubes, also known as “pigtail catheters.” It features Jessie Nelson MD from the Regions Hospital Department of Emergency Medicine. It was first shown at the third annual Trauma Education: The Next Education conference in September 2015, for which she was a course director.
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Enjoy this parody of the Dos Equis “Most Important Man In The World” commercials. This video was part of the Trauma Education: The Next Generation conference produced last week. Enjoy, and please comment or give it a thumbs up on YouTube!